Manage FTP on a 1&1 Cloud Server With Plesk
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Learn how to add and manage FTP users on a 1&1 Cloud Server with Plesk.
For any 1&1 Cloud Server with Plesk, administrative functions like managing FTP users should always be done using the Plesk interface.
- A 1&1 Cloud Server with Plesk Onyx (any operating system)
This tutorial uses the Power User view. You can change the Plesk view by clicking Change View at the bottom of the column on the left.
If you have a firewall, you will need to allow access to port
For more information about using a firewall on a 1&1 Cloud Server, consult our documentation on the topic.
Add an FTP User
Go to Websites & Domains.
Go to FTP Access for the website you want to manage.
Click Add an FTP Account.
Here you can select the options for the user.
- FTP account name: The name they will use to log in with FTP.
- Home directory: The "landing site" where the FTP user will be by default when they connect to the server. This is the root directory of the server (
/) by default. You may want to change it to the root directory of the user's website (
- Password: Click Generate to generate a secure password for the user.
Click OK to create the user account.
After the user has been created, you can click their username at any time to edit their FTP settings.
Tags: Web Server